Fenagh Community News



Congratulations to the 5th and 6th class children from Fenagh National School who were confirmed on Friday, 3 May. They were as follows:- Shay Broadhead, Louise Cafferty, Eddie Coyle, Padraig Curran, Finn Curran, Conor Dwyer, Niamh Dwyer, Melissa Farrell, Francis Fitzpatrick, Leah Flynn, Rebecca Flynn, Tom Gilheany, Emma Gill, Lindsey Gill, James Honeyman, Bronwyn Keegan, Andrew Kelly, Luke Kilkenny, James Lennon, Caolan McDermott, Kaytee McGeough, Oisin McGovern, Conal McGovern, Tom McKeon, Eimear McLoughlin, Eoin McLoughlin, Fergal McLoughlin, Rose McLoughlin, Joshua McNabola, Rian McWeeney, Conor O’Rourke, Saoirse Redican, Daniel Reynolds, Evelyn Reynolds, Sarah Rowley, Cormac Scollan, Aaron Smith and James Wrynn.

School Athletics

Congratulations to Fenagh National School for retaining the Gilmartin cup for the fifth year in a row in the Leitrim National Schools Atheltics Championships which were held in Manorhamilton recently. Well done to all involved.

Fenagh Foroige

Fenagh Foroige (Empowering Youth, Enriching Communities) would like to thank all those who supported the Quiz held in the Heritage Centre Saturday the 4th of May. The quiz was held in order to raise money for both Fenagh Foroige and also Stop Suicide. We wish to thank our sponsers on the night, all those that kindly donated and those that attended the nights events. We hope a great night was had by all.


Fenagh NS Parents Association would like to congratulate all the boys and girls who received Confirmation on Friday May 3rd. We would also like to thank the Parish Council for use of the Community Centre over the years to provide refreshments for families after the various special Masses. The Confirmation refreshments on Friday last was the final event to be held in the Community Centre before work commences on its redevelopment.

Fenagh Community Playgroup

Fenagh Community Playgroup is now enrolling for September 2013. We cater for children aged from 2 years 10 months up to 5 years. We also provide places under the ECCE scheme. If your child is going to school in September 2014 and born between 02/02/2009 and 30/06/2010 they are entitled to avail of the FREE pre-school year. If you wish to enrol your child you can call into the playgroup which has relocated to Gorvagh Community Centre or phone the playgroup leader Ceara on 086 3593244.

Fenagh Visitor Centre

Fenagh Visitor Centre is open all year round - (Heritage Centre, Indoor Children’s Play Area, Dolmen Café, Hall rental/meeting space). It is open Monday, May 13 to Friday, May 17, 10.30am-5.30pm and Sat/Sunday May 18, 12-5.30pm. Free internet access (Wi-Fi) and local newspapers available to all customers. Follow us on Facebook ‘fenaghvisitorcentre’. Also visit our website at www.fenagh.com which features lots of information on historical Fenagh, upcoming classes and events, Monk’s Den playtime and birthday rates and other facilities on offer. For further information contact Teresa on (071) 9645590.

Fenagh Visitor Centre – What’s On in May

Mondays – Oil painting with Noreen Gaffney 8-10pm. Tuesdays – Active Age 8pm. Thursdays – Parent & Toddler Group 10am-12 noon, Yoga with Malo 7-8.30pm. Fridays – Parent & Toddler Group 10am-12 noon, Bum and Tums Class 6.30pm

Beginners Guitar Lessons for Women

Learn to play guitar and play songs you like in a relaxed and friendly group setting – €10 per class/1 hour. Contact Jane at 087 4165614 - dates and times to be confirmed. Venue: Fenagh Visitor Centre

Exhibition in Ballinamore Library

Bantracht na Tuaithne Seanfhocal (ICA Proverb Exhibition) is on display in Ballinamore library until Wednesday 29th May during Library Opening Hours: Monday, Wednesday and Friday 10 – 1.30 and 2.30 – 5.30. Tuesday and Thursday 10 – 1.30 and 2.30 to 8.00. Saturday 10 -1.30 and 2.30 – 5.00

The Life and Death of Stars

Following a very successful and interesting talk by Christophe Lombardi on The Sky at Night in Ballinamore Library on 26th March, Christophe will give a follow up talk in the library entitled “The Life and Death of Stars” on Tuesday , 21st May at 8pm. Anyone who has an interest in Astronomy or anyone who simply loves looking at the night sky come along and you will not be disappointed. Remember admission is free and all are welcome.

One Day for Rehab

RehabCare Ballinamore will be hosting a fundraising event on Friday the 17th of May in the resource centre in Ballinamore from 12.30-2.30pm. We will be having a barbecue, cake sale and a sale of work. The cost of the barbecue will be €10 and this will include a glass of wine. We would really appreciate your support. All welcome.

Pool Lifeguard course

IWS Pool Lifeguard course held at Riverdale, Ballinamore. June /July. For more information please contact Helen O’Hara, Cavan IWS secretary 086-8952925

“Men Get It Off”

Come support the guys being waxed on our fundraising night for your local Scout Group, 1st Leitrim, in Smyth’s Siopa Ól, Saturday, 1st June from 9pm onwards. Music on the night, a night of great entertainment guaranteed.